Marine Grade products delivered by specguard offer long-term protection from adverse weather conditions and the demanding marine environment. This includes coated piles, ship fenders, buoys and other structures that need lasting protection.
Marine Fenders International, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of high performance foam-filled marine fenders and buoys. Our staff, with more than 30 years experience in the engineering and manufacturing of fendering, buoyancy and urethane technologies, can provide you with the best products and services available to meet your specific requirements.
High quality marine fenders
Our state-of-the-art facilities are designed to efficiently provide you with the highest quality, most reliable and best-value marine products in the world. The quality of our products is reflected in the combination of using only the finest raw materials, manufacturing processes and the most innovative technologies in chemical and mechanical engineering. We are highly motivated to maintain and extend our lead in this part of the marine industry.
Marine Fenders International’s research and development programs are continuously improving our product lines. Innovative product designs are constantly being developed to meet anticipated, future marine industrial needs. It is essential to maintain a competitive edge over other fender designs with regard to innovation, price and quality, affording you the best available protection for the money.
Benefits of Ocean Guard foam filled fenders
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Advantages to using Ocean Guard foam-filled fenders:
- Higher energy absorption with lower reaction force
- Will not fail even if skin is punctured
- Closed-cell foam will not absorb water
- Tough, non-marking reinforced urethane skin
- Hot-dipped galvanized swivel end fittings
- Internal chain for high ‘pull-through’ strength
- Flexibility in mounting configurations (floating vs. hanging)
- Custom colors available
Ocean Guard marine fenders and buoyancy products
Marine Fenders International offers a wide array of foam-filled fendering and buoyancy products.
The Ocean Guard product line includes:
- Ocean Guard foam-filled fenders (with swivel end fittings)
- Small shipboard fenders (padeye end fittings)
- Ocean Cushion fenders (with chain and tire nets)
- Monopile or ‘Donut’ fenders (turning dolphins)
- Submarine fenders (submersible)
- Dredge pipe floatation
- Security barriers
- Mooring buoys
- Utility buoys
- Chain-through buoys
- Navigational buoys
- Marker buoys
- Scientific buoys
- Pendant buoys
- Modular buoys
- Closed-cell rigid urethane foams
Fender systems and marine buoys
As an ever-expanding global economy dictates timely transfer of goods worldwide, Marine Fenders International’s Ocean Guard and Ocean Cushion fendering systems effectively reduce wear and tear on vessels and wharves, reducing downtime required for maintenance and repairs. Over time, cost analyses have determined a substantial reduction of operating costs regarding the berthing of vessels.
As vessel operators increasingly request the use of foam-filled type fenders for the protection of their assets, port authorities are also realizing the benefits of using Marine Fenders International’s Ocean Guard and Ocean Cushion foam-filled fenders.
Marine Fenders International offers not only the finest fenders and buoys available worldwide, but also peace of mind, as you will know you have the best protection for your investment!
Marine Fenders International Acquires Urethane Technology to Enhance Depth and Manufacturing Expertise
Marine Fenders International (MFI) has announced that it recently acquired all assets of Urethane Technology Inc (UTI), a leading manufacturer of speciality buoys and marine fenders.
Marine Fenders International (MFI) engineers have developed the industry's most customisable and versatile donut fendering solutions.
Marine Fenders International Supplies the Port of Los Angeles for Cruise Terminal Waterside Improvements
Marine Fenders International (MFI) has been selected by the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) to supply 29 each of our Ocean Guard™ high-capacity foam-filled marine fenders for berths 90–92 and 93A–93B cruise terminal waterside improvements. In January 2005 MFI successfully supplied nine each
Cruise Ship Terminal in Ketchikan, Alaska Constructed with Marine Fenders International’s Ocean Guard Netless Foam-Filled Marine Fenders
Ketchikan is a major cruise ship port along the Inside Passage, welcoming hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. Given the decline of the timber and fishing industries in southeast Alaska, tourism has become the mainstay of Ketchikan’s local economy. However the structural deterio
Marine Fenders International, Inc.’s Ocean Guard Netless Foam Filled Fenders Modernizes B Street Cruise Ship Terminal in San Diego.
The number of cruise ship calls in San Diego increased from 100 in 2000 to 191 in 2004. For 2005, expected cruise ship calls already number 211 and more are likely-+. San Diego has the potential to triple its passengers in the next fifteen years from the current 328,000 passengers to close to mil
Marine Fenders International, a manufacturer of marine fendering systems, was selected to supply its Ocean Guard netless foam-filled marine fender system to protect the sensitive assets of the Sea Launch space program at its homeport in Long Beach, California. Sea Launch is a spac
Marine Fenders International, Inc., a leading manufacturer of marine fendering systems was selected to supply our Ocean Guard netless foam-filled marine fender system for the one of the harshest marine environments in the world, the DeLong Pier at the Thule Air Base in Greenland.